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Captain Carteret and the Voyage of the Swallow By H.G. Mowat
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Captain Philip Carteret was born in Jersey, and at the age of 14 years old, joined his first ship, the Salisbury. In July 1766 he took command of the Sloop Swallow. He set off on an exploration with... More > high risks, commissioned by the Admiralty, on a voyage which was to last two years and seven months.< Less
A Yacht Voyage Round England By Maurice Lewandowski
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
My First Voyage to Southern Seas By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
A Voyage Round the World In the years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, PC FRS (23... More > April 1697 – 6 June 1762), was a Royal Navy officer. Anson served as a junior officer during the War of the Spanish Succession and then saw active service against Spain at the Battle of Cape Passaro during the War of the Quadruple Alliance. He then undertook a circumnavigation of the globe during the War of Jenkins' Ear. Anson commanded the fleet that defeated the French Admiral de la Jonquière at the First Battle of Cape Finisterre during the War of the Austrian Succession.Anson went on to be First Lord of the Admiralty during the Seven Years' War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Anson,_1st_Baron_Anson< Less
The Voyages of the "Ranger" and "Crusader" And what befell their Passengers and Crews. By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
(R)E(R)G By Claire Bosredon
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Around the World By E. D. G. Prime
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Sketches of travels through many lands and over many seas. CONTENTS: New York to Salt Lake -- The Mormons -- California -- The Yosemite Valley and the Big Trees -- On the Pacific -- Excursions in... More > Japan -- Japan and the Japanese -- Inland Sea of Japan -- Shanghai to Hong Kong -- Canton and its Sights -- Chinese Manners and Customs -- Religions of China -- Macao, Singapore, and Panang -- Calcutta -- Government of India; Europeans, etc. -- Public Works, Productions, etc. -- The Natives of India; Caste, etc. -- Calcutta to Benares -- Benares to Allahabad -- The Munity; Cawnpore and Lucknow -- Agra and the Taj -- Delhi -- Among the Himalayas -- On the Himalayas -- Lodiana to Bombay -- Bombay -- Bombay to Cairo -- Cairo to Jerusalem -- The Holy City -- To Damascus and Constantinople -- Stamboul to Naples -- Rome to Florence -- Venice Homeward.< Less
I LOVE ITALY By Carolina G.
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Fashion shows, parties, brunch and happy hour: these are the ingredients of the “cocktail” named Milan ! The “young forty-year-old” Viola will drive us in a poignant voyage of... More > self-discovery rushing through the breathless daily life of Milan. Often riddled and uneasy, the path will be hilarious and overwhelming. Follow Viola!< Less
The First Men In the Moon By H. G. Wells
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The First Men in the Moon is a scientific romance published in 1901 by the English author H. G. Wells, who called it one of his "fantastic stories". The novel tells the story of a journey... More > to the moon undertaken by the two protagonists, a businessman narrator, Mr. Bedford, and an eccentric scientist, Mr. Cavor. Bedford and Cavor discover that the moon is inhabited by a sophisticated extraterrestrial civilization of insect-like creatures they call "Selenites". The narrator is a London businessman who withdraws to the countryside to write a play, by which he hopes to alleviate his financial problems. Bedford rents a small countryside house in Lympne, in Kent, where he wants to work in peace. C. S. Lewis explicitly stated that his science fiction books were both inspired by and written as an antithesis to those of H. G. Wells. Specifically, he acknowledged The First Men in The Moon to be "the best of the sort [of science fiction] I have read...." (From a letter to Roger Lancelyn Green).< Less
The Names of Silence By M. G. Meile
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On an alien world beneath an orange sun lives a girl who has no name. Her people are telepaths, and long ago forgot words ever existed. Yet a thousand lifetimes of silence are about to come to an... More > end. . . . For on her voyage of initiation into womanhood it is the nameless girl's destiny to rediscover the long-lost art of speech--and her people's secret past--while lost and fighting for her life in the haunted ruins of the place called Abandon.< Less